Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World Wa... Topics for Discussion

Robert Kurson
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How does Kurson develop the relationship between Chatterton and Kohler?

What is Kurson's perspective on history and the historical record?

Is the discovery and identification of U-869 historically important? Why or why not?

Discuss how Kurson creates suspense and dramatic tension in his account.

What drives the main figures in Shadow Divers according to Kurson? Are they justified in their apparent obsessions?

What ethical responsibility do the main figures in the book feel regarding the exploration of U-869? Do they always follow their ethical guidelines?

What mysteries remain regarding U-869 at the end of the book? Does the author adequately address them?

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